Toale is a former Jefferson Parish public defender who has practiced in several New Orleans-area parishes for over 30 years.
The award “was conceived in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and its purpose is to recognize a lawyer for contributions to community leadership outside the practice of law.”
For the next year, Microsoft-NextGen Fellow Amanda Brown will work with the Legal Services Corporation to develop web portals to help low-income Americans find appropriate legal aid resources.
The Sixteenth Judicial District of Louisiana is comprised of the parishes of Iberia, St. Mary and St. Martin.
The Health Reform Task Force “will monitor and be an educational resource regarding the potential repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).”
TJC Media Ventures Inc. oversees AmericasBestRacing.net, a multimedia fan-development and awareness-building platform.
A special election for a permanent sheriff will be held early in 2018. Lopinto plans to run for a full term, and has received Normand’s endorsement.
Wilkie is currently serving as senior advisor to U.S. Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina, and recently worked in President Trump’s transition office. He previously served as assistant secretary of defense and senior director of the National Security Council during the George W. Bush administration.
Bossetta will become the Louisiana Air National Guard’s new assistant adjutant general. In that role, he will serve as a principal military advisor to the adjutant general of the LANG and be responsible for assisting in the deployment and coordination of programs, policies, and plans for the LANG.
The honor is awarded annually “to a young lawyer who has made outstanding contributions to the legal profession and his/her community.”